iDE believes that markets can be a powerful force for improving smallholder prosperity. We are:
iDE is a non-profit, non-governmental organization with over 30 years of experience in designing and delivering market based anti poverty programs. We believe that markets can be a powerful force for improving the prosperity of rural communities. Throughout our programs we deploy business models, appropriate technologies, and agricultural science to facilitate market systems which work for the poor.
We have transformed the lives of over 19 million people through our large-scale market intervention programmes. Our success is measured in real improvements in income and lifestyle amongst the poorest sections of society. Read more
Where We Work
iDE wins inaugural Global Humanitarian Engineering Award for Best Engineering Project of the Year: iDE Product Development
This award celebrates outstanding contributions to humanitarian engineering by individuals and organizations from around the globe.
iDE Bangladesh’s Early Success With The Treadle Pump In The Guardian
Big Benefits in Small Spaces: IWMI News Article on iDE Bangladesh
IFAD Social Reporting Blog:
iDE Director Nurul Amin on how to build sustainable business links for smallholder farmers
BBC:Bug-killing book pages clean murky drinking water
The Daily Star: 'Drinkable book' cleans water
Prothom Alo:‘Drinkable book’ cleans murky water